I’m wondering whether the media in the country is paying attention to the massive government debt that is being racked up?
Unsustainable public debt is probably one of the greatest threats to our national security. The latest figures that I’m seeing is the ...
WELDON C. COHICK JR.
This concerns the case where a Russian woman was charged by the United States with huge conspiracy to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in our 2018 midterm elections.
This is a very touchy ...
PETE SMELTZ, PAUL CONKLIN,
JEFF SNYDER and MARIA BOILEAU
With the Nov. 6 General Election just a few days away, Clinton County wants to reassure our residents that we have the utmost confidence that our voting systems are secure and that your vote will be properly counted.
A recent ...
A demagogue is a leader in a democracy who gains popularity by exploiting prejudice and ignorance and shutting down rational thought.
President Trump is preening like a peacock on the current campaign trail.
His game is to get people fired up using lies, ...
In her Oct. 27 letter to the editor, Vivian Altman writes in opposition to single payer healthcare in.
She uses the traditional cost and quality of care arguments against it.
Her quality of care argument uses ‘other countries with socialized medicine’ as ...
Flying under the radar at the close of the recent state legislative session in Pennsylvania was a new law that will create a formal process to consider the closure of a state prison facility.
In the last five years, three state prisons have closed with little or no ...
Halloween is a spooky and fun time of year, but some organizations can be real boogeymen.
The well-known animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, runs a house of horrors at its headquarters, open all year-round.
ARNO and CYNTHIA STAIMAN VOSK
The shooting that took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27 is one more example of the active hate that has been encouraged by the Trump administration over the past two years.
Such an atrocity could just as easily have ...
The mid-terms are approaching, and health care is once again in the news.
As it should be.
Republicans spent seven years attempting to defeat the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). In July of 2017 they seemed perilously close to declaring victory as ...
President Trump would like to stop family-based legal immigration, which is the long-standing practice of allowing immigrants already residing in our country to bring very limited numbers of close family members here. In its place, he would like to install a ...
Recall the Republican Party of the past that I grew up in, one personified in Pennsylvania and nationally by honorable, competent, and compassionate servants such as Bill Scranton, Raymond Shaffer, Gifford Pinchot, Nelson Rockefeller, and Ike Eisenhower.
During the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly asserted that, “Climate change is a hoax invented by the Chinese.”
Contrast this outlandish claim with the consensus conclusion of every relevant scientific organization: Climate change is real, has ...
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JAY D. MYERS
Everyone always said it was wonderful to be a grandparent, and now I know why.
With the Republican corporate tax cut, my 401k retirement savings is taking off like a rocket!
Unfortunately, this also triggered a $917 billion budget deficit for fiscal year ...
HUGH E. MCGEE
Planning a trip to visit California anytime soon? There are probably a few facts that you need to know if you consider going.
In his book that was recently released, Tucker Carlson noted that, earlier this year, the City of Los Angeles counted 51,188 homeless ...
Forty years ago, I don’t think it was fashionable to be a veteran, much less a Vietnam veteran.
We came back to a nation that did not like us. We were told not to wear our uniforms on the airplane or even in public.
My recollection is there was that much ...
Do people who didn’t have jobs during the previous administration want to embrace policies that kept them unemployed?
Do businesses once prevented from hiring people because of regulations now wish to have regulations re-imposed and to lay off workers they ...
I read with amusement about the meeting of the minds and the Monopoly game to try and figure out how to make the area better.
Best that could ever happen to Williamsport is a casino.
But no, the decision-makers don’t like the idea because, they say, it will ...
GREGORY A. MANCINI
This goes out to all people who drive in the Walmart parking lot off Hogan Boulevard in Bald Eagle Township.
Those white lines that say STOP means your vehicle should stop moving at that point and not proceed until it’s safe to do so.
They are not just ...